The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.28% 22.22% 25.17%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 48.78% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,076 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.11% -19.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,500 £21,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
99 82 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 65.56% 45.56% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 62
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 26 (50.00%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 19 (36.54%) Windows
4 18 (34.62%) .NET
5 17 (32.69%) SQL
6 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (26.92%) VB.NET
8 13 (25.00%) MS Office
8 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) WPF
9 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
10 11 (21.15%) Web Services
10 11 (21.15%) Android
10 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
11 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
11 10 (19.23%) Silverlight
12 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (15.38%) WinForms
13 8 (15.38%) Degree
14 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (13.46%) WCF
14 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
14 7 (13.46%) ITIL
15 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
15 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
15 6 (11.54%) Internet
15 6 (11.54%) VMware
15 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (11.54%) DevExpress

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
1 4 (7.69%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) SAN
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) DHCP
3 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) DTS
5 2 (3.85%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.85%) Database Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) 1st Line Support
10 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) WPF
3 11 (21.15%) Web Services
4 10 (19.23%) Silverlight
5 8 (15.38%) WinForms
6 7 (13.46%) WCF
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.77%) OpenGL
8 3 (5.77%) DirectX
8 3 (5.77%) OpenCL
9 2 (3.85%) JRules
10 1 (1.92%) Spring
10 1 (1.92%) XMPP
10 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.92%) HTML
10 1 (1.92%) COM
10 1 (1.92%) CSS
10 1 (1.92%) SOAP
10 1 (1.92%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.77%) CUDA
1 3 (5.77%) Kindle
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.92%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.92%) Physics
2 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
2 11 (21.15%) Android
3 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Coaching
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.69%) Android Development
5 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
6 3 (5.77%) Change Control
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Image Processing
6 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.69%) PHP
4 4 (7.69%) C++
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) XAML
5 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCP
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) MCSA
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) VMware
1 6 (11.54%) DevExpress
2 5 (9.62%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) Sage
4 3 (5.77%) Symantec
4 3 (5.77%) Veritas
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Sophos
5 2 (3.85%) webMethods
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.92%) Google
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